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Benefits of having a dinosaur phone

Do you have a dinosaur phone? There might be some benefits to having such an old phone. Battery life. Size. Companies ignoring your old model. All these apply to my iPhone 5s. The battery life is great. I love the smaller size. Apple, apparently doesn’t think this phone exists any more. You know the whole […]

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apps that won't run on Mac OS 10.14

32-bit apps that won’t work on Mac OS 10.14

Apple announced that their next operating system (Mac OS X 10.14) will work only with applications that are 64-bit. Applications built as 32-bit won’t run on 10.14. Flat out. Won’t run. Do you have any 32-bit applications on your computer? MacObserver wrote a nice tutorial on how to see which Mac apps are 32-bit. Here’s […]

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Pearl Crescent Page Saver alternative

The problem in Firefox Since Firefox is labeling a slew of extensions as “legacy”, they are no longer allowing users to enable these “legacy” extensions. Here is a list of my legacy extensions in Firefox: Firefox disabled 11 of my 18 extensions One of my favorites was “Pearl Crescent Page Saver” This extension allows you […]

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This extension contains malware

Malware hiding in your Chrome extensions

Google regularly checks if any of your installed Chrome extensions contain malware. Today, Chrome disabled the “Bookmark Checker” extension because it contains malware. CRAP. I HAD THIS THING INSTALLED! Thankfully Google keeps on top of these things. Hopefully, Firefox and Safari does too. Three other people have tweeted about this “Bookmark Checker” extension having malware:

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Owen General Electric

Molly and Owen of General Electric move to ABB

General Electric makes a lot of stuff. Refrigerators, light bulbs, windpower turbines, trains, aircraft engines, weapons, and much much more. So much stuff that GE runs TV ads to explain who GE is. Cute ads featuring Molly, the Kid Who Never Stops Inventing and Owen the Programmer of Turbines. Now General Electric will be making one […]

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